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Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino Counties, CA June 3, 2008 Election
United States Representative; District 42; Democratic Party Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 25 9:49am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (433/433)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Edwin P. "Ed" Chau Click here for more information about this candidate 8,935 votes 47.8%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney/School Trustee
  • Juris Doctor in Law (Southwestern University School of Law)
  • Bachelor of Science (USC)
  • Bachelor of Arts (USC)
  • Associate of Arts (LACC)
  • Diploma (Belmont High School)
  • Elected School Trustee (Montebello Unified School District)
  • Restoring Ethics and Integrity in Governement
  • Ending the War in Iraq
  • Improving Education and Supporting Working Families
Michael Williamson Click here for more information about this candidate 5,217 votes 27.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Police Sergeant/Lawyer
Ronald Wayne "Ron" Shepston Click here for more information about this candidate 4,567 votes 24.3%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Avionics Engineer
  • Business Owner
  • Vietnam-era Veteran
  • Restore the Constitution and Defend the Rule of Law
  • Honor Our Troops
  • Support Fiscal Responsibilty

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